Chief Technology Officer

François Maillet

Computer Scientist, MSc

François Maillet is an expert technologist with years of experience in building robust and scalable software. He holds a Master's degree in Computer Science with a speciality in Machine Learning and Data Science from the Université de Montréal. For more than a decade, he played various roles in technology and product development in fast-paced startup environments.

From being a technical product manager at Element AI where he managed a team that created a complex artificial intelligence product, to leading the team that built and operated real-time machine learning models at Datacratic, his experience is vast and varied. Some of the problems François worked on include automatic toxic content detection on online web forums and large-scale content-based music recommendation.

François is passionate about using technology as a force for good. He believes that by restoring degraded lands at a large scale, Viridis Terra can play a critical role in collectively moving us in the right direction in the fight against climate change.